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Maine State Prisons and Facilities

Maine has adult correctional facilities, youth correctional facilities, and community correctional facilities and offices. There are six adult state prisons in Maine. One of them is specifically for women only. Each one is listed below with details on the number of beds and custody levels.

The State of Maine Department of Corrections is the government agency in charge of all correctional facilities and all Maine state prison inmate records. Performing a Maine state prison inmate search is easy because, on the MDOC website, there is an inmate locator feature you can use.

  • Maine State Prison- this prison holds 916 inmates and has the following levels of custody: close, medium and special management.
  • Bolduc Correctional Facility- this facility holds 222 inmates under minimum or community supervision (only inmates with three years or less on their sentence are held here).
  • Mountain View Correctional Facility- holds 374 males and 20 females. This facility offers the following levels of custody: medium, minimum, and community.
  • Maine Correctional Center- is a minimum/medium custody level facility holding both male and female inmates.
  • Maine Correctional Women’s Center- women-only prison.
  • Southern Maine Women’s Re-entry Center - holds 64 women and is designed to: “The Southern Maine Re-entry Center (SMRC) is designed to give women the skills and experience they need to successfully live as positive citizens and employees after they transition from state correctional facilities into their home communities.”

The mission of the Maine Department of Corrections is: “The mission of the Department of Corrections is to reduce the likelihood that juvenile and adult offenders will re-offend, by providing practices, programs, and services which are evidence-based, and which hold the offenders accountable.” They use the following guiding principles in their mission:

  • Evidence-Based Practices.
  • Collaboration.
  • Achieving Results, Ensuring Quality Services, and Meeting Professional Standards.
  • Investing in our People and the Organization.
  • Prevention.

Maine State Prison Inmates

There are less than 2,500 people in prison in the state of Maine. Of that total, more of them are in prison for larceny-theft, burglary, and aggravated assault than any other crimes. Motor vehicle theft is another top reason someone is sentenced to prison in Maine. There are very few rapes and murders in Maine. Maine’s incarceration rate is about half of the national average. A large percentage of the inmates in Maine prisons are black, then American Indian, and then Hispanic with the white population largely under-represented.

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